What is Pirate ?

Pirate is (noun) 1. a sailor who attacks ships and steals from them Pirates attacked the ship. Pirates buried treasure on the island hundreds of years ago. 2. a person who makes illegal copies of things such as books or videos (verb) to make an illegal copy of something such as a book, disk or design The designs for the new dress collection were pirated in the Far East. I found a pirated copy of my book on sale in a street market.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level